At the end of Monday evening’s city council meeting, the council held a closed door session to discuss pending litigation against the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital.

At the end of Monday evening’s city council meeting, the council held a closed door session to discuss pending litigation against the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital.

Chuck Bruhn, Interim CEO of CCMH requested the opportunity to discuss the matter with council members. If the litigation is settled during upcoming mediation, the amount of the settlement may require approval from both the city council and Chippewa County Board of Commis­sioners.

According to staff comments on this agenda item, CCMH felt it was necessary to give the city council the background information on the matter prior to any forman request on any settlement being made  to the city and county.

Any final settlement requested and reviewed by the city council would be public and part of a future agenda.

In other business, James MacLeod of 360 Managed Services met with the council to give a presentation about a proposed community solar garden at Clara City. The solar garden would sell subscriptions strictly to homeowners, who could expect to see a 10 percent savings on their electric bills.

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